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SSGT James Vernon King

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SSGT James Vernon King

Birth
Davidsonville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death 22 Dec 1943 (aged 20)
Bolsward, Sudwest Fryslan Municipality, Friesland, Netherlands
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 64251162 View Source
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This B-24, 42-64438, "Snow Goose," and crew were assigned to the 700th Squadron of the 445th Bomb Group. The aircraft crashed on December 22, 1943 around 2:30 PM 1 kilometer southwest of Bolsward, Holland, off the Province of Friesland, with no survivors. Those found at the crash site were buried at the General Cemetery Bolsward. On September 21, 1949 five crewmembers of the "Snow Goose" were buried in Section E Site 101-102 at the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.





2/Lt Clark, George J, Copilot

T/Sgt Entzminger, George H, Engineer

S/Sgt Folkner, Francis H, Gunner

1/Lt Nelson, Norman M, Pilot

2/Lt Silverman, Conrad, Navigator

2/Lt Bulger, Martin P. Jr, Bombardier Netherlands American Cemetery

S/Sgt Smith, Charles E, Radio Operator

S/Sgt King, James V, Gunner

S/Sgt Derd(z/s)enski, Walter, Gunner

S/Sgt Small, Asha P, Gunner Netherlands American Cemetery


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SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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